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News

26
November
2020
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Jason Dury, 47, has been named Slimming World’s Man of the Year after losing half his bodyweight At nearly 25st, he suffered from a string of health problems including high blood pressure, joint pain and migraines Lorry driver Jason used to
19
November
2020
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World has launched a bespoke barcode scanner specific to the organisation’s famous Food Optimising eating plan, which is free and exclusive to all of its members.  
16
November
2020
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Ian Gascoyne, 39, from Chesterfield, has lost 10st 4lbs and feels like this year, more than any other, he’s ‘dodged a bullet’ by turning his health around and cutting down on his alcohol intake
13
November
2020
| 16:27 Europe/Amsterdam
Employees from Slimming World head office celebrated BBC Children in Need virtually on Friday 13 November.Teams across the Alfreton-based organisation, many of which have been working remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic, didn’t let being

Research & presentations

14
November
2020
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
This World Diabetes Day (November 14th), Slimming World is raising awareness of research that shows half of adults with diabetes have seen their symptoms reversed after losing weight. The study shows how losing 10% of body weight through changes in
29
October
2020
| 02:02 Europe/Amsterdam
Stroke is the leading cause of disability worldwide with almost two thirds of stroke survivors leaving hospital with a disability. A stroke can happen to anyone, at anytime, anywhere. It’s the fourth single-largest cause of death in the UK and one
02
October
2020
| 06:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The study*, led by Professor Deborah Lycett from Coventry University’s Centre for Intelligent Healthcare and published in BMJ Open, shows it is not inevitable that you’ll gain weight when you stop smoking. Encouragingly, the study demonstrated that
02
September
2020
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
More than half of adults have found it difficult to manage their weight during the COVID-19 lockdown, according to the results of an online survey involving over 800 UK adults, being presented at The European and International Congress on Obesity

Success stories

26
November
2020
| 07:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Jason Dury, 47, has been named Slimming World’s Man of the Year after losing half his bodyweight At nearly 25st, he suffered from a string of health problems including high blood pressure, joint pain and migraines Lorry driver Jason used to
06
November
2020
| 05:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Karen Tucker, 59, lost 3st 12lbs and has kept it off for more than 16 years The grandmother-of-five, from Cleethorpes, has been named Slimming World’s Diamond Member of the Year 2020 Karen, a pharmacy technician, joined Slimming World after
01
October
2020
| 14:25 Europe/Amsterdam
This incredibly inspiring and dedicated team of Slimming World members and Consultants, who have lost more than 55 stone between them, will celebrate their weight loss achievements by running the 2021 London Marathon on Sunday 3rd October 2021. They
30
June
2020
| 00:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Vincent Taylor, 58, from Allerton, Liverpool, has lost an incredible 8st. He paid £16,000 in weight-loss surgery before discovering Slimming World and adopting healthy lifestyle changes to keep the weight off for good.  "I have struggled

Food & publications

31
January
2020
| 15:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World is calling members across the UK and Ireland to create a brand-new recipe to add to its collection as part of the new Free Food Festival campaign. Slimming World’s Free Food Festival takes place in Slimming World groups in February
11
February
2019
| 10:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Staff at Slimming World’s Derbyshire head office kicked off February with a fabulous ‘Free’ lunch as they celebrated the launch of a national slimming campaign. To mark the launch of ‘Free Food February’, Slimming World, based in Alfreton, served
25
October
2018
| 14:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World and Iceland have won a prestigious national award for their Slimming World Chinese-style Banquet Rice.
01
April
2016
| 16:27 Europe/Amsterdam
The fast pace of life today makes it harder and harder to make time for ourselves – which often means eating healthily falls by the wayside. Now the UK’s leading independent weight-loss organisation, Slimming World, has published a new recipe book

Corporate

05
November
2020
| 22:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World will continue to support its members to achieve their weight loss goals through inspiring, motivating weekly groups, despite a new four-week lockdown in England and the temporary restrictions in place around the UK and
05
November
2020
| 18:00 Europe/Amsterdam
From January 2021, Slimming World will be introducing its first fee change in nearly 12 years, with all weekly fees increasing by £1 in the UK and €1 in Ireland.
07
October
2020
| 12:47 Europe/Amsterdam
A Slimming World employee from Alfreton is a cover star after appearing on the front of the organisation’s best-selling Slimming World Magazine. Hannah, 36, who works at Slimming World as an IT Manager, joined her local Slimming World group in
25
September
2020
| 16:44 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World has won a national award for its Big Slimming World Clothes Throw campaign, which raised more than £3.2 million for Cancer Research UK in just two weeks.  The initiative, which has been running since 2013 and generated more than